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CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES

OF THE FLATHEAD NATION

PO BOX 278

PABLO MT  59855

(406) 675-2700

PERSONNEL OFFICE FAX: (406) 675-2711

WEBSITE ADDRESS: csktribes.org

E-mail: jan.gardipe@cskt.org

 

 

 

TITLE:                            Fitness Specialist - 1 or more

                                     

LOCATION:                    Tribal Health Department

 

WORK SCHEDULE:         Varies

                                     

SALARY:                        $14.06 to $16.33 per hour

 

CLOSING DATE:             Open Until Filled

 

SPECIAL CONDITIONS:

 

This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy.  The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period.

 

DUTIES:

  • The Fitness Specialist is a technical position in Tribal Health & Human Services that is responsible for assisting in diabetes awareness programs, providing health education activities, community development programs, providing personal exercise programs and youth fitness programs.
  • Provide and develop fitness evaluations for clients.
  • Provide personal exercise programs for clients.
  • Provide and develop fitness activities for Fitness Center.
  • Managing the Tribal Fitness/Community building, scheduling usage, collecting fees, securing the building and enforcing policies, rules and regulation set by THHS.
  • Responsible for Car Seat/Booster Seat program under the supervision of the Heath Educator.
  • Provide clients with diabetes, cardiovascular and other health issues with assistance to develop exercise program to improve health related behavior.
  • Become a health advocate and provide information to the public, promoting healthier lifestyle, an awareness of disease prevention, and encourage youth to become more active.
  • fl Health Shall assist the Health Educator in providing health education activities, community development programs and public awareness campaigns on the CSKT Reservation.
  • Shall provide and develop fitness evaluations for clients.
  • Shall provide personal exercise programs for clients, including home visits when requested by CVD/DM programs.
  • Shall provide and develop fitness activities for the Elmo Fitness Center, and other communities without fitness centers.
  • Shall be responsible for managing the Tribal Fitness/Community building. Scheduling usage, collecting fees, securing the building and enforcing policies, rules and regulations set by THHS.
  • Shall be responsible for managing the Car Seat/Booster Seat program under the supervision of the Health Educator.
  • Shall target specific clients such as diabetes or cardiovascular to exercise and improve health related behavior, making home visits when necessary.
  • Will also aid in providing health information to the public, promoting an awareness of disease prevention.
  • Will provide attitudes and behavior in health promotion through training sessions, workshops and community activity programs.
  • Will support Department Heads, Division Managers, Programs Managers, and Tribal Leaders in identifying and evaluating current health related problems and issues.
  • Will be responsible for recruiting and training volunteers.
  • Will maintain the fitness equipment and insure that the fitness center is well kept and safe.
  • Will monitor blood sugars and blood pressure for high risk groups and individuals.
  • Shall be responsible for all required documentation.
  • Will be responsible for other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (AS REFLECTED ON THE TRIBAL EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION)

 

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Two (2) years experience in coaching, teaching fitness activities, or working with the public in recreation or any health related field.
  • Certification as a Group Fitness Instructor or Personal Trainer will be completed within 6 month of hire.
  • Must have First Aid/CPR certification or obtain within thirty (30) days.
  • Must have current valid driver’s license.
  • Must pass background investigation.
  • Complete a supplemental questionnaire for background.

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS (AS DETERMINED BY THE INTERVIEW):

Prefer a Two (2) year degree in Health related field. Request questionnaire from the Personnel Department.

 

 SUBMIT:

 

  1. Completed Tribal employment application.
  2. Completed background supplemental questionnaire.
  3. Copy of relevant academic transcript/certifications.
  4. Copy of current valid driver’s license.
  1. Proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT.
  2. If claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted.

 

FAILURE TO SUBMIT ALL OF THE ABOVE INFORMATION WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE DISQUALIFICATION DURING THE SCREENING PROCESS

 

SUBMIT ALL OF THE ABOVE TO:  Tyshina Whitworth, Personnel Office, PO Box 278, Pablo MT 59855, telephone (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1043.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Willie Stevens, THD at 745-3525 Ext. #5151

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